News for Staff

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Employers need to prioritize 2SLGBTQ+ concerns to attract co-op students and emerging talent

Person holding a small whiteboard that says "Hello my pronouns are" in multiple colours

By Krista Henry (she/her)

Future-ready talent, like co-op students, want to be open about their sexuality in the workplace. As the most diverse generation to hit the workforce, today’s co-op students need a safe environment that prioritizes gender expression, gender identity and sexual orientation.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Waterloo Psychology co-op students are helping the most vulnerable populations

University of Waterloo co-op students working at House of Friendship

By: Krista Henry (she/her)

An understanding of human behaviour paired with strong applied-research skills is helping Waterloo Psychology co-op students serve the most vulnerable people in society.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Waterloo’s JEDI co-op alumnus fights for justice

Female employee pointing to notes on a whiteboard

Continuing a legacy of greatness during Asian Heritage month

By: Krista Henry (she/her)

Like her counterparts in a galaxy far away, JEDI (Justice, Equity, Decolonization and Inclusion) coach Rosie Yeung (she/her) battles for a better tomorrow.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Waterloo students’ AI skills support video streaming tech development at Eon Media

Eon Media founder Ashish Agrawal and Waterloo co-op student working in a company booth at a conference

By: Krista Henry (she/her)

A new age of video streaming technology is changing the media landscape through artificial intelligence (AI). Eon Media, based in Toronto, is utilizing University of Waterloo’s tech talent to drive solutions.

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Argus group calls on Waterloo co-op students to help further innovation

Two co-op students brainstorming new ideas using sticky notes

By: Krista Henry (she/her)

When Argus Group came to a crossroads in how they operated, they decided it was time to innovate. To help them develop new actionable business plans supported by data, they called on co-op students.